North Cascades National Park

Panther Creek Trail

This trail begins along Highway 20 less than a half mile west of Eastbank Trailhead. It ascends four and a half miles through the Panther Creek drainage to Fourth of July Pass elevation 3,600 feet. The Panther Creek Trail can be used in conjunction with the Thunder Creek Trail ...

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McGregor Mountain Trail

The McGregor Mountain Trail begins at High Bridge 11.1 miles west of the Golden West Visitor Center along Stehekin River Road. This trail climbs nearly eight miles northeastward to the summit of McGregor Mountain, 8,123 feet. The trail is considered very strenuous. Hikers should check weather and trail conditions ...

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Monogram Lake Trail

This five mile trail leads northward then eastward from Cascade River Road to glacier-formed Monogram Lake. The route ascends the northern wall of the Cascade River Valley for an elevation gain of 3,900 feet to the lake. Camping and fishing are allowed at Monogram Lake with the respective permits. ...

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Lightning Creek Trail

The Lightning Creek Trail lies east of Ross Lake and can be accessed from Lightning Creek Landing or Hozomeen Campground. The route follows Lightning Creek approximately six miles from its mouth on Ross Lake to a junction with the Willow Lake Trail. This is a moderately difficult trail with ...

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Little Beaver Trail

The Little Beaver Trail leads approximately 17 miles from Whatcom Pass to Ross Lake. The terrain is easy, as the path follows the Little Beaver Creek from its headwaters downstream to its mouth. This trail is not always well maintained and is often blocked in several places by avalanche ...

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Hozomeen Lake Trail

The Hozomeen Lake Trail leads three and a half miles one way from the Hozomeen Campground to the lake. The trail gains a total of 500 feet as it leads through gently rolling terrain east of Ross Lake. The lake lies at 2,820 feet. Begin this hike from the Hozomeen ...

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Jack Mountain Trail

This is a short, steep trail that leads to the summit of an unnamed peak on the southern ridgeline extending from Jack Mountain. The views from this peak include Ross Lake, Ruby Mountain and Nohokomeen Glacier. The climb is arduous as it ascends 4,500 feet in three and a ...

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Lakeshore Trail

The Lakeshore Trail begins at the Golden West Visitor Center and leads 17.2 miles southward to Prince Creek. There is an elevation gain of 500 feet one-way to Prince Creek. The trail leads along the northern shore of Lake Chelan providing excellent views of the lake and opportunities for ...

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Horseshoe Basin Trail

This trail leads into Horseshoe Basin from the Cascade Pass Trail. It is approximately four miles one way to an abandoned mining site. The route provides excellent views of the Sahale and Davenport glaciers and passes nearly 15 waterfalls. Begin the hike at Glory Mountain, because access to the Cottonwood ...

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Flat Creek Trail

Flat Creek Trail begins along the Stehekin River Road 18.5 miles north of Stehekin. The trail leads approximately four miles southwestward along Flat Creek. This trail provides good views of Glory Mountain, Spider Mountain and Spider Glacier. Begin this trail by hiking southwestward from Stehekin River Road at Park Creek ...

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